Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.
Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) 2016
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries reports there were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, a seven percent increase from 2015, and notes that opioid-related deaths are on the rise in the workplace.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program provides annual information on the rate and number of work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries, and how these statistics vary by incident, industry, geography, occupation, and other characteristics.
Source: DOL BLS
The Lab Safety Memorial Wall
The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) has created a virtual Memorial Wall in memory of the more than 300 people who lost their live in laboratory accidents during the past 100 years.
Source: Lab Safety Institute
Oregon Occupational Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE)
OR-FACE is the Oregon Occupational Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program. It is a National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) sponsored research program designed to identify and study fatal occupational injuries
Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Statistics
Access Oregon Fatality reports; Performance, strategic, and state activity reports; and, Emphasis program and other reports.
Source: Oregon OSHA
NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program
The FACE program concentrates on investigations of fatal occupational injuries. The primary intent of this program is to provide interested users with access to the full text of hundreds of fatality investigation reports.